Being an apprentice in Thurrock

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Before I was an apprentice I had spent 6 months on Jobseeker’s allowance. This made me feel bad emotionally and useless and I was bored all the time. There were never many jobs to apply for and most applications or interviews were unsuccessful because of lack of experience. However I found it much easier to get an apprenticeship than go straight in to a full time job. This was because I had got involved with a youth project which led to an introduction to a marketing agency called Sales Scene. […]

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Twitter inspires and motivates Team GB

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London 2012 was always going to be THE most social Olympic games yet, however, it wasn’t until I was watching the swimming last night, that I realised just how important the support coming from social media has become to our Olympians. In an interview with the BBC after winning a bronze medal at the Women’s freestyle 400m, Rebecca Adlington (@BeckAdlington) explained how the crowd support inside the aquatic centre AND the additional 30000 twitter followers she had gained since London 2012 started has made a huge impact on her performance. […]

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Get more Facebook likes through Facebook interest lists

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A few months ago, Facebook launched a new feature called Interest Lists, which enables you to organise profiles and pages together and group them into specific areas of interest.  These interest lists are similar to twitter lists which allow you to put groups of people together who tweet about similar topics. The new Facebook Interest Lists provide you with a great NEW way of increasing your Facebook likes, and especially by your target market! What are the other benefits of using an interest list? Creating an interest list makes it […]

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The do’s and dont’s of Facebook Cover Photos

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Since Facebook upgraded to the new timeline layout there is now a space for a cover photo on your Facebook business page, which sits right across the top of the page. Cover photos are completely different from your profile picture. There are many dos and don’ts for Facebook cover photos. Facebook have provided a list of things your cover photo must not include. So what are they? Your cover photo must not include any calls to action, for example “buy this today” or “tell your friends about us”. You must not […]

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Watch Wimbledon on Facebook

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We’re right in the middle of Wimbledon 2012, and we’ve already had a shock, Rafael Nadal was knocked out by World ranked 100 Lukas Rosol! For those Wimbledon and Tennis fans, how much live coverage have you managed to watch this year? If you’re a major fan, maybe you’ve been to Wimbledon, or perhaps taken some time off of work to follow on TV, but for those of you who have a Facebook account, you can now watch live via the BBC Sport Facebook app. This makes watching this great sporting […]

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